Yes, you matter and you have a purpose!

The dark night of the soul can be described as a period of collapse of one’s conceptual view of the world where everything seems dark and meaningless. Poet J. S. Drake has experienced her own dark nights of the soul and there have been many times in her life where she has contemplated suicide.  Writing her poetry book May I Only Leave Rose Petals has been a way for her to find hope, strength, and light in the face of great loss, abuse, and heartbreak. May I Only Leave Rose Petals takes you on the journey of the dark night of the soul through nine chapters, starting with The Forgetting and ending with The Homecoming. She hopes that by sharing her poetry she can bring others home to the truth that they matter, and they have a purpose.

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